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09.01.22

Report Reveals NYC’s Workforce Providers Face Inadequate Resources Despite Rising Demand

Report from NYC Employment and Training Coalition, Workforce Professionals Training Institute and the Center for New York City Affairs Follows Recent Commitments From City Leaders to Support Workforce Community Read the full report New York, NY – (September 1, 2022) — Local organizations connecting New Yorkers to the skills and training they need for better-paying […]

08.11.21

Diverse Coalition of Advocates, Educators and Community Leaders Map Out Blueprint for Fairer, Equitable Economic Growth

The NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative Blueprint outlines recommendations and priorities centered on economic development, workforce development, and affordable housing Read the Full NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative’s Blueprint Read the NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative’s Blueprint Executive Summary NEW YORK, NY – (August 11, 2021) — Today, a diverse group of emerging New York City leaders committed […]

03.23.21

NYC Employment and Training Coalition & the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School Release New Report on Challenges Facing Workforce Development Community For Equitable COVID-19 Recovery

Since the start of the pandemic, New York City’s workforce development organizations are seeing anincrease in demand due to unemployment and job loss despite seeing a decrease in City and State funding 2020 saw the worst single-year NYC job decline since the 1930s; NYC jobs are 14 percent below pre-pandemic levels, more than double the […]

02.22.21

NYC Employment and Training Coalition Announces Six New Directors to the Workforce Development Leader’s Board

Six nonprofit industry leaders will serve on NYCETC’s Board of Directors to shape and lead the future of inclusive workforce development in New York NEW YORK, NY – (February 22, 2021) – The New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC), the nation’s largest city-based membership association for the workforce development industry, has announced six […]

02.08.21

NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative Announces Steering Committee to Develop an Agenda for Equitable Recovery

NYCETC, ANHD, and RPA selected a 20-person steering committee representative of the diversity of New York City to develop a plan for the future of economic development, talent development, and affordable housing NEW YORK, NY – (February 8, 2021) – The NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative (NYCIGI), a coalition formed by the New York City Employment […]

11.16.20

Key NYC Nonprofits Launch The Inclusive Growth Initiative

New coalition will develop a plan for equitable recovery with a focus on economic development, workforce training, and affordable housing NYCETC, ANHD, and RPA will select a 15-person steering committee representative of the diversity of New York City to develop an agenda for inclusive economic growth NEW YORK, NY – (November 16, 2020) – The […]

09.15.20

NYCETC Announces Formation of Business Advisory Board

New York, NY (September 15, 2020) – Today, the New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) announced the formation of the NYC Workforce Business Council, NYCETC’s business advisory council. Thanks to an investment from JPMorgan Chase, the Council will serve the critical function of ensuring NYC’s workforce development sector is industry informed. Chaired by […]

07.17.20

President of Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) Named Board Chair of the NYC Employment and Training Coalition

New York, NY (July 17, 2020) – Today, the NYC Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) announced that Kathleen Culhane, President of Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) has been elected Chair of it’s Board of Directors. In this capacity, Kathleen will play a key role in NYCETC’s mission to advance inclusive and skills-based workforce development initiatives […]

07.09.20

80+ Business & Human Service Leaders Release Plan for Inclusive Economic Recovery

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 9, 2020 ContactNYC Employment & Training Coalition (NYCETC):Jose Ortiz Jr., jortiz@nycetc.org, 646-203-4636Annie Garneva, agarneva@nycetc.org, 908-578-6013 Critical investments and supports needed for small businesses, workers and community-based organizations to build an inclusive local post-COVID economy READ:Recovery for All: A Vision for New York City’s Equitable Economic RecoveryFull Report + Executive Summary NEW YORK […]

04.22.20

Leaders and Experts in Employment & Workforce Training Form “NY Workforce Recovery Strategy Group”

Focus on Policy Solutions Necessary for NYC’s Economy to Survive and Rebound from COVID-19 New York, NY, April 22, 2020 — In direct response to the growing crisis of unemployment and small business collapse in New York City as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis, leaders from the public and private sector have partnered […]

03.12.20

5 new Members appointed to the NYC Employment and Training Coalition Board of Directors

New York, NY (March 12, 2020) – Today, the NYC Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) welcomed five new Board Members: Simon Chiew, Chief Strategy Officer, Chinese-American Planning Council Lakythia Ferby, Executive Director, STRIVE NY Abe Mendez, Managing Director, Per Scholas NY Jerelyn Rodriguez, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Knowledge House Hannah Weinstock, Senior Director […]

12.10.19

ABNY, NYCETC and Local Partners Launch Citywide Census Worker Recruitment Effort

THE ASSOCIATION FOR A BETTER NEW YORKNew York, NYContact: Ryan Carbain, rcarbain@rubenstein.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ABNY, NYCETC and Local Partners Launch Citywide Census Worker Recruitment Effort ABNY and NYCETC to Hold Citywide Recruitment Event December 12, 2019 (New York, NY December 10, 2019) –The Association for a Better New York (ABNY), New York City Employment […]

05.06.19

Bridges to Better Jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 6th, 2019 For More Information Contact:Annie Garneva, agarneva@nycetc.org 908-678-6013Evelyn Ortiz, eortiz@nyatep.org 518-728-9057 Bridges to Better Jobs Invest in Bridge Programs to Support Economic Mobility for New Yorkers New York City Council Members including Councilmembers Reynoso, Rivera, Rosenthal, Torres, and Treyger call for Mayor de Blasio to invest $70 Million into workforce programs […]

Workforce Weekly

09.28.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 09.28.22

[NYCETC Conference] Agenda Released and Sponsor Pledge Deadline this Friday, 9/30 [CUNY Update] New Inclusive Economy Initiative and Funding for Green Workforce Programs [Campaign Update] Tear the Paper Ceiling Campaign Launched News and Events Partnerships and Collaboration Program Recruitment Job Opportunities Read This Week’s “Workforce Weekly” Here

09.21.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 09.21.22

[Covid-19 Economic Update] Rise in labor force participation pushes up the city’s unemployment rate; average weekly hours and real wages have fallen for many workers. [NYCETC Conference] Don’t Miss Out on Becoming a Sponsor [Adovcacy Alert] Goodwill NYNJ Bridge to Tech Expands Services to Break Barriers for Entry Into Tech Careers [State Alert] Governor Hochul Announces […]

09.20.22

CNYCA’S COVID-19 Economic Update – 09.21.22

COVID-19 Economic Update is part of a regular biweekly Covid-19 Economic Update series. This week’s update was prepared by James Parrott, Director of Economic and Fiscal Policies at the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School. Read past installments here. New York City gained nearly 24,000 payroll jobs in August on a seasonally […]

09.14.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 09.14.22

[Press Alert] NYC Landscape Report Featured in Gotham Gazette [NYCETC Conference] Solution Proposals Due Next Week [City Alert] New Program Connects NYC Students to Paid Apprenticeships [Federal Alert] Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative Supports Apprenticeship Expansion [New Funding] Google’s NYC Tech Opportunity Fund Supports Computer Science Education [Member Alert] Final Weeks for 2023 Early Bird Renewal Discount […]

09.07.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 09.07.22

[Report Release] “New York City’s Workforce Landscape” with WPTI + CNYCA [Covid-19 Economic Update] Essential and remote-working industry jobs surpass pre-pandemic levels, while employment in face-to-face industries lags by more than nine percent [Upcoming Event] NYCETC’s Annual Conference on October 13 – Registration, Sponsorship + Speaker Opportunities [Member Alert] 2023 Early Bird Membership Renewal [City Alert] Mayor […]

09.06.22

CNYCA’S COVID-19 Economic Update – 09.07.22

COVID-19 Economic Update is part of a regular biweekly Covid-19 Economic Update series. This week’s update was prepared by Emil Mella Pablo, Assistant Director for Economic Policy at the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School. Read past installments here. Employment in New York City continues its slow recovery from its early pandemic […]

08.24.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 08.24.22

[Workforce Weekly Alert] No Newsletter Next Week – Wednesday, August 31 [Albany Alert] Governor Hochul Announces Launch of Historic $150 Million Expansion of Tuition Assistance Program to Part-Time Students [Funding Opportunity] Youth Service Capacity-Building Grants from the William T. Grant Foundation [Save the Date] NYCETC’s Annual Conference on October 13 [Member Alert] 2023 Early Bird Membership […]

08.17.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 08.17.22

[City Hall Alert] Mayor Adams Announces Investment in NYC Workers and Employers in Executive Order [Covid-19 Economic Update] While unemployment remains much higher than the national average, labor force participation and employment rates have recovered for the city’s women workers but not for men [Albany Alert] Governor Hochul Signs Green CHIPS Legislation [Funding Opportunity] Youth Service […]

08.16.22

CNYCA’S COVID-19 Economic Update – 08.17.22

COVID-19 Economic Update is part of a regular biweekly Covid-19 Economic Update series. This week’s update was prepared by Lina Moe and James Parrott, Center for New York City Affairs at The New School. Read past installments here. New York City’s unemployment rate for the second quarter (April-June 2022) fell to 6.2 percent from seven percent […]

08.10.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 08.10.22

[Albany Alert] Governor Hochul Launches Health Care Worker Bonus Program [Federal Alert] U.S. Department Of Commerce Announces Winners Of American Rescue Plan $500 Million Good Jobs Challenge To Expand Employment Opportunities [Save the Date] NYCETC’s Annual Conference on October 13 [Member Alert] 2023 Early Bird Membership Renewal [We’re Hiring] Search for NYCETC’s Next CEO News and Events […]

08.03.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 08.03.22

[Covid-19 Economic Update] Amidst Recession Concerns, Congress Funds Steps Toward Green Job Growth and Economic Recovery [Save the Date] NYCETC’s Annual Conference on October 13 [Member Alert] 2023 Early Bird Membership Renewal [City Hall Alert] “Clear the Backlog” Initiative Unlocks More Than $4.2 Billion in Contractual Dollars for Nonprofits [City Hall Alert] Mayor Adams Launches Industrial […]

08.02.22

CNYCA’S COVID-19 Economic Update – 08.03.22

COVID-19 Economic Update is part of a regular biweekly Covid-19 Economic Update series. This week’s update was prepared by Lauren Melodia, Deputy Director, Economic & Fiscal Policies, Center for New York City Affairs at The New School. Read past installments here. This past week has seen a dizzying amount of economic news. We learned that Gross […]

07.27.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 07.27.22

[Save the Date] NYCETC’s Annual Conference on October 13 [Member Alert] 2023 Early Bird Membership Renewal [NYCETC Member Update] KindWork and BWI Announce Strategic Partnership [We’re Hiring] Search for NYCETC’s Next CEO [Scholarship Opportunity] LMSW Licensure Scholarships for Human Services Workers News and Events Partnerships and Collaboration Program Recruitment Job Opportunities Read This Week’s “Workforce Weekly” […]

07.20.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 07.20.22

Covid-19 Economic Update: New York City’s young adults are bearing the brunt of the pandemic jobs displacement; the employment rate for young men plunges to 34 percent First Draft of a New City Council District Map Released “NYC Ferry Forward” Launches Equitable Pricing Model LMSW Licensure Scholarships for Human Services Workers 2023 Early Bird Membership Renewals Search for […]

07.19.22

CNYCA’S COVID-19 Economic Update – 07.20.22

COVID-19 Economic Update is part of a regular biweekly Covid-19 Economic Update series prepared by economist James Parrott of the Center for New York City Affairs. Read past installments here.  The latest jobs data show that while the United States is very close to reclaiming its pre-pandemic total employment level, as of May, New York City still […]